Saddle Point Technologies have developed many complex planning for a range of customers worldwide – brief details of just a small fraction of our work are given below.
Integrated planning solution for wholesale food distributor in the UK
Saddle Point delivered an integrated planning system incorporating demand planning, inventory optimisation and procurement for a fast-growing UK food business. The company had enjoyed rapid growth in both manufacturing and distribution and the product range had expanded to 800 SKUs across five manufacturing sites. Saddle Point delivered an integrated planning system that simplified the business, provided quick inventory wins of up to 40% and allowed closer collaboration with customers and suppliers to reduce total supply chain costs.
Plant capacity optimization for a top food processing company in the US
This project was delivered to a US-based food processing company that was setting up a greenfield food processing plant. The entire machine layout was modeled and features like combination of batch and discrete processes, setup time, setup matrix, min/max batch sizes, minimum waiting time, perishability, etc. were modeled. Options for multiple scenario planning and evaluation were also provided.
Large scale vehicle routing and scheduling solutions for companies in Australia, US and India
The vehicle routing and scheduling solution developed by Saddle Point was deployed as an API and was integrated with the existing web solution of a service provider in Australia. Many features like multi depot network, vehicle capacity checks, pick up and drop time windows, working hours and break duration of drivers etc. were provided in the solution.
Dock Scheduling and Loading Optimization for an FMCG company in Sweden
An FMCG company in Sweden was facing lot of difficulties in scheduling its dispatch trucks on its loading bays. This was because of the many constraints that were supposed to be adhered to.The complication in scheduling often resulted in huge delays in dispatching the trucks to the cross docks and thereby trucks arriving late at the customer location.
Depot Space Forecasting solution for a courier company in the UK
A leading courier company in the UK was adding new business lines to its portfolio. In order to service the new business, it needed to forecast the space requirement for all its different types of machine, receipt and delivery areas, pickup and parking areas for its delivery vehicles etc.The business requirement was to take the operational inputs and develop a space forecasting solution for a 5 year horizon and highlighting the space bottlenecks that might occur in the future.
Inventory optimization solution for an industrial equipment manufacturer in India
This inventory planning and optimization solution was developed to keep accurate records of the incoming stock, issued material and inventory levels at a very detailed level. Features like setting of reorder points, generation of automated purchase requisitions and generation of detailed stock reports were part of this tool.
Fraud detection solution for an auditing and accounting firm in Brazil
The objective of this project was to analyse the production data that the firm was receiving from its customers and find out anomalies in the data. Algorithms for data analysis, cleansing and manipulation were developed.